Interesting facts about Halloween(part 5)

1. In many countries, for example, in France and Australia, Halloween is not liked. The holiday is seen only as an advertisement of American influence.

2. It took Steven Clark, a resident of Atlantic City, 3 hours, 33 minutes and 49 seconds to peel one ton of pumpkins for Halloween. This record was set on October 29, 2008.

3. Halloween is the second most expensive holiday, after Christmas.

4. The famous magician Harry Houdini (1874-1926) died on Halloween night.

5. Many of our superstitions are taken from the Middle Ages, for example, the fear of black cats, came from the times when people believed that witches, for their disguise, turned into black cats.